It is with great sadness we must announce the passing of Walter J MacKerron "Bucky" of Jamaica Plain, MA formerly of Brighton on January 20, 2023 at the age of 88 at Beth Israel Hospital of Boston. He had a long battle with COPD and CHF. Son of the late Walter MacKerron and Dorothy Cox MacKerron of Brighton,MA. Brother of the late Robert, Kay, Matilda and survived by youngest brother Donald. He is survived by his beloved wife Rosemarie Ouellette of Jamaica Plain, MA, son Joel MacKerron of Buzzards Bay, MA , and daughter Jane Hughes of Medway, MA. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He received a Substance Abuse counselor degree from Boston University which assisted in the over 35 years working with Alcohol Anonymous as a sponsor/counselor to many dear friends very close to his heart.
Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home 63 Chestnut Hill Ave (nr Brighton Courthouse) BRIGHTON on Saturday January 28th at 10am. Followed by a Funeral Mass at Saint Mary's of the Assumption Church 5 Linden Place Brookline MA at 11am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain. Visiting Hours on Friday January 27th from 4-8pm in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks to donate to American Heart Association 300 5th Ave Waltham, MA 02451. For directions and guest book please visit www.lehmanreen.com
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